Pair of Silhouette Portraits of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Yarrow of Philadelphia
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M
- Date / Time :
- August 14, 2011 10:00AM
Pair of Silhouette Portraits of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Yarrow of Philadelphia, Augustus Day (ac. 1800-c. 1845), Philadelphia, c. 1834, each signed "DAY FECIT" under busts, the sitters identified in inscriptions on the reverse; the painted silhouette likenesses with gray-blue painted gouache details, with old Withington's "Emerson Greenaway Collection" auction label affixed to the back, (foxing, minor toning), 4 3/8 x 3 1/4 in., in matching period mahogany veneer frames.